For the record 1-16-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 10:15 a.m., Jan. 15, in the 600 block of West 13th Street involving vehicles driven by Grace Christians and Jay Johnson, both of Concordia. Minor damages were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:40 p.m., Jan. 15, in the 100 block of East 10th Street. Vehicles driven by Michelle Lemen, Lindsborg, and Bobby Goff, Concordia, were involved with minor damage reported.
Arrest—During a routine traffic stop at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 15, Officers arrested Megan E. Smith, 19, Concordia, at West 11th and State Street charging her with Driving While Suspended. Smith was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
 At 4:55 a.m., Jan. 15,  Medic-5 went to the 800 block of West 8th and transported an 86-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

CCCC board approves publishing budget

 The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged.  Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]

For the record 7-30-14

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was... [More]

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

 The Cloud County board of commissioners approved awarding $129,500 Monday for the Get in the Cloud Small Business Grant program.  Earlier this year, the commissioners established the Get in the Cloud grant program, which is for businesses with 50 or fewer employees.... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB clips Norton 2-1 in K-18 state title game

LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]

Blues cruise into Class AA state tournament

LINCOLN — Outscoring its opponents in the semifinal game and championship game by a combined 20-1, the Concordia Blues qualified for the Kansas American Legion Baseball Class AA State Tournament. Concordia shut out Lincoln 11-0 in the semifinal game of the Class AA Zone... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the mean time

 Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]

Voters should be informed

In today’s fast-paced society, we’re often “too busy” to inquire and learn about different political points of view.  Those who vote need to familiarize themselves with the positions of every candidate.  Too often, we simply vote along party... [More]

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